After Charlottesville, I Asked My Dad About Selma

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Over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, white supremacists held a rally that escalated into violence. An activist, a paralegal named Heather Heyer, was killed after a man drove his car into a crowd of protesters. I usually write about video games on this site, but today I need to talk

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wrote about my dad today
Still thinking about how necessary this piece is. Everyone has a place in the movement.
👇🏽go👇🏽read👇🏽this👇🏽
This is powerful.
Powerful writing from Gita about her dad and the continual and exhausting struggle for civil rights.
this is v good and you ought to read it.
This was such an incredible read.
Brilliant, Gita!
Okay enough of my shitposts. Go read something real.
No but seriously like I've read this 2-3 times already please read it.
This is an amazing story. Thanks @xoxogossipgita
It felt really good to read about uncertainty. Thank you. ❤️
very very good article about a crucial component of resistance
This is an excellent piece, and I highly encourage everyone to read it.
i appreciate the HELL out of this being in kotaku of all places. Godspeed sis
Please, please, please read this.
[cw: History] this is a Good Article, but it has very heavy content- the full title is: "After Charlottesville I…
please read!
Stop in your tracks & read this piece by @xoxogossipgita reflecting on resistance, her work and her father's legacy…
“I think that was the mentality in the ‘60s, that we could,” he said. “I don’t think we have that. But it can come…
Everyone should read this
Gita is one of my favorite writers and this piece blew me away.
Gita's writing brought me so much peace today, after a weekend of quivering with rage and fear.
"We can come out, in numbers, singing and shouting, and we can bring it back. We can change the world, for the bett…
This is lovely.
I know everyone is inundated with articles about current events right now, but this is really worth a read
This should be read.
Remember the freedom fighters' stories.
Such a tender piece from a writer and her dad who marched in Selma.
this article is incredible and gave me a lot of perspective, thought, admiration, and hope
hi this made me cry
This is a great read!
Stand. Sing. Shout. Beautiful piece.
Thanks so much for writing this! Much respect to your Dad for everything that he has done. Amazing!
This is beautifully written
"The history of segregation, of America’s racism, was so close I could reach out and touch it."
Really good read. Things have changed, but not enough
"Individuals have to make a difference"
please read this ❤️
"...it can come back. We can come out, in numbers, singing and shouting, and we can bring it back. We can change th…
This beautifully written piece needs you to read it and share it.
I've been retweeting a lot of stuff today, but this one in particular is worth the time.
a Very Good read
Her dad is one of the unknown heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. We could all stand to give him a listen.
This piece is worth reading right now.
I truly loved reading this
"…in his day…the klan wore hoods. In Charlottesville…the white supremacists did not cover their faces. They felt sa…
After Charlottesville, I asked my dad about Selma
please read this beautiful piece by @xoxogossipgita
nice gaming content
Some inspirational words from Gita's dad
Why don't you do some reading on i- oooooh
important video game stuff
"Charlottesville: The Kotaku Review"
I was going to joke about how dipshits were gonna say “buh buh buh what’s this gotta do with video games!?” but the…
Amazing stuff here.
What does this obsolete shit have to do with videogames you cucks? #GamerGate #opskynet
Ohaaaa, şu yazının kotaku'da yayınlanması galp galp galp
Dude I love video james
The replies to this article are overwhelmingly gross.
Developer was redpilled as fuck >Jews and Blacks marching against society
After Charlottesville, I asked my dad about Selma
I get that you guys+the writer want to just talk about it, but why not just launch a non-gaming site instead?
血の日曜日事件 黒人有権者登録妨害への抗議デモを知事が実力で阻止、流血の事態に発展。「血だらけで倒れる人々の残酷なシーンはテレビで報道され、白人を含む多くの人々は凄惨な弾圧映像に拒否…
beautiful writing from @xoxogossipgita. required goddamn reading
this was a great read from @xoxogossipgita, highly recommended
This is a wonderful article, personal and broadly relevant.
Tearing up a lot today. First at a vigil, and then @BroderickGreer's writing & podcast, and this by @xoxogossipgita
This was an amazing article.
ive read this incredible piece by @xoxogossipgita twice now and i teared up in public both times
After Charlottesville, I Asked My Dad About Selma #History #memory
such a great piece @xoxogossipgita -> After Charlottesville, I Asked My Dad About Selma
After Charlottesville, I Asked My Dad About Selma - thanks for this piece @xoxogossipgita; it's beautiful
At Kotaku, @xoxogossipgita talks to her father about Selma, and they reflect on how social happens: A *great* piece.
“Tell the stories of the civil rights movement… Including in games,” @xoxogossipgita’s father says. <3 this article.
The gaming community is often a massive trashfire, but other times, there are things like this.
This is a moving and personal essay from @xoxogossipgita, who is pretty great.
After #Charlottesville, I Asked My Dad About Selma - via @Kotaku
"I am so proud of my father, and I’ve started to use him as a marker to hold myself up to." @xoxogossipgita
(Everygen: Our parents lived history. We didn't know.) After Charlottesville, I Asked My Dad About Selma…
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Brilliant essay by @xoxogossipgita about #Charlottesville #Selma her Dad & civil rights Well worth the time to read.
This is truly excellent
After Charlottesville, I Asked My Dad About Selma ? via @kotaku This is very, very, very, very good.
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“This fight is a never-ending fight,” he said.
I am very happy to see an article like this on a gaming site. Everything exists in context! Thx @xoxogossipgita
you really should read @xoxogossipgita's essay about her and her father, who marched at selma. it's good.
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"'This fight is a never-ending fight,' he said. 'There’s no end to it.'" - @xoxogossipgita
"He was, and is, my guide on how to keep my head above water when things feel out of control."
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Beautiful text by @xoxogossipgita.
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Sharing @xoxogossipgita beautiful, heartfelt piece again. Its the most important thing published on a games site rn.
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On the verge of tears reading this article. How hard they fought, and how it is slipping away via @kotaku
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